University of Southern California USC Center for Geothermal Studies The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC
Publications

2015

Smillie, A., Satar, S., Saptadji, N., Aminzadeh, F., Setianingsih, R, 2015, Capacity Building in the Geothermal Sector in Indonesia, a Unique Collaboration, World Geothermal Congress. 

2014

White, L., Aminzadeh, F., Rose, A., 2014, A Post-Audit of Geothermal Development in California’s Imperial Valley, Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering.

Hosseini, M. S., Aminzadeh, F., 2014, A Geomechanical Approach for Microseismic Fracture Mapping, AAPG/SEG/SPWLA Hedberg Conference.

2013

Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., 2013, A New Approach Towards Optimized Passive Seismic Survey Design With Simultaneous Borehole And Surface Measurements, PSAAPG / SPE / PSSEPM / PCS-SEG Conference, Monterey, California.

Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T. A., Maity, D., 2013, An Integrated Methodology for Sub-Surface Fracture Characterization using Microseismic data: A Case Study at the NW Geysers, Computer and Geosciences Journal.

Aminzadeh, F., 2013, Dynamic Characterization of Fracture Network Using Seismic, Microseismic & Well Log Data, AAPG workshop on Fracture Monitoring Using Passive Seismic, Dubai, UAE.

Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., 2013, Fracture Characterization in Unconventional Reservoirs Using Active and Passive Seismic Data With Uncertainty Analysis Through Geostatistical Simulation, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Maity, D., Chen, Q., Aminzadeh, F., 2013, Integrated Fracture Characterization and Associated Error Evaluation Using Geophysical Data For Unconventional Reservoirs, PSAAPG / SPE / PSSEPM / PCS-SEG Conference, Monterey, California.

Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., 2013, Integrated Reservoir Characterization for Unconventional Reservoirs using Seismic, Microseismic and Well Log Data, Ph.D Defense.

Tafti, T. A., Sahimi, M., Aminzadeh, F., Sammis, C. G., 2013, Use of Microseismicity for Determining the Structure of the Fracture Network of Large-Scale Porous Media, Physical Review Letter E.

2012

Tafti, T. A., Aminzadeh, F., 2012, Fracture Network Interpretation through High Resolution Velocity Models: Application to the Geysers Geothermal Field, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions.

Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., 2012, Framework for Time Lapse Fracture Characterization using Seismic, Microseismic & Well Log data, Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., 2012, Reservoir Characterization of an Unconventional Reservoir by Integrating Microseismic, Seismic, and Well Log Data, SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, California. 


2011

Maity, D., 2011, Artificial Neural Network based Autopicker for Microearthquake Data, SEG Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

Aminzadeh, F., 2011, Characterizing Fractures in the Geysers Geothermal Field by Micro-seismic Data, Using Soft Computing, Fractals, and Shear Wave Anisotropy, Geothermal Technologies Program Peer Review.

Aminzadeh, F., 2011, Geothermal Research and Technology, CleanTech Los Angeles.

Tafti, T., Aminzadeh, F., 2011, Integrated Workflow for Characterizing Fracture Network in Unconventional Reservoirs using Microseismic Data, Student Research Symposium, University of Southern California. 

2010

Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T., Maity, D., Boyle, K., Sahimi, M., Sammis, C., 2010, Analysis of Microseimisicty using Fuzzy Logic and Fractals for Fracture Network Characterization, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting.

Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T., Maity, D., 2010, Characterizing Fractures in Geysers Geothermal Field using Soft Computing, Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California.

2009 

Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T., 2009, Characterizing Fractures in Geysers Geothermal Field by Micro-seismic Data Using Soft Computing, Fractals, and Shear Wave Anisotropy, Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting.